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Million Dollar Ocean View

Bedrooms 5
Property type cottage


About the property

5 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms plus sink & dressing room, sleeps ten

Large, older five bedroom home across the road from Southwest Harbor city dock. Views of Somes Sound, open ocean and Acadia. Several excellent restaurants in the village, with more in 15 min. driving distance. Fifteen minutes to school playground and community center that features fitness classes. Also art galleries, wine store, great hardware store, and little shops. Children welcome. Island Explorer bus, which takes riders all over the island, comes past the property. Close to Swans Island Ferry.

The cottage includes a large entryway room where strollers, bikes, tents or other outdoor equipment can be kept safe and dry and easily accessible for use. Up to ten bicycles have been stored in the room at one time. This is an amenity that many cottages in the area do not have.

More Details

Robinson Real Estate
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
July 9, 2017


Southwest Harbor Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Village
  • Waterfront
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , upstairs
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • additional sink with dressing room area
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Television
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • tennis
Bayview Cottage has a large entryway that is at least 8'x12'. Up to ten bicycles can fit in this room at one time, keeping them safe and dry. Not many cottages in the area have this amenity, so if you are bringing bikes and tents, strollers, kids' wagons, or anything you want to store out of the elements, this is a great asset.


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Million Dollar Ocean View
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

Lovely & Spacious

  • 5 of 5

My family and I loved every second of our stay. The house was older but if felt so welcoming and comforting. It was a bit difficult to find, but once you located the little gravel driveway it feels like you have been let in on a well kept secret. The view was amazing, especially from the master bedroom and my children loved the 2nd story porch area to play in. Overall, we felt as if we had been invited into someone's home and we loved it. Thank you.....

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2012
  • Stayed: June 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Bangor Int'l (private plane Bar Harbor/Hancock)
Nearest Barpub
0.05 Miles
Scotties (property is right behind Scotties)
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Causeway Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.05 Miles
Nearest Beach
30 Miles
Sand Beach
Car: recommended

Cottage is located across the road from the ocean. Scotties restaurant and bar are within a stone's throw. Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park is reported to see the first light of day in the US. The park also includes Jordan Pond House, famous for popovers you don't want to miss. There are great walking and carriage trails through the park. The island has several beautiful gardens, free with public access. Ferries to the Cranberry Isles and Swans' Island are available.

There are several excellent restaurants in the village, plus additional ones within 15 min. driving distance. Historic Claremont Hotel, with its famous dining room, is within ten minutes drive. Reel Pizza is a movie theater in Bar Harbor which frequently features art films. You can have beer and pizza while you watch your movie. Within a ten minute drive are lobster pounds featuring walk-in lobster dinners.

Fifteen minutes away is a school playground and community center that features fitness classes. The town also has art galleries, wine store, great hardware store, and little shops. Children are welcome. There is an antique building with adult and children's library with free wireless service. The Island Explorer bus, which takes riders all over the island, comes past the property frequently on a daily basis.

There are mountain bike and kayak rentals in Southwest Harbor. Two golf courses are on the island, one which is very close to Southwest Harbor. There are three churches in Southwest Harbor, and there are many others on the island. Boat tours from Mount Desert Island (MDI) can easily take you to nearby islands where you can do additional exploring and sight-seeing. The Museum of Wendell Gilley, a famous bird carver, is in Southwest Harbor. An Oceanarium is 20-30 minutes away. MDI has horseback riding, the Seal Cove Auto museum and the Abbe Indian Museum. There are many campgrounds, including Seawall Campground, on MDI. Whale watching and puffin tours are available in nearby Bar Harbor.


Rates & Availability

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Tax Rate 7.0%

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